[Slackbuilds-users] [slackware] Package Build Issues -- Update

Robby Workman rw at rlworkman.net
Mon Feb 2 03:27:50 UTC 2009

On Sun, 1 Feb 2009 19:14:49 -0800 (PST)
Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 1 Feb 2009, Robby Workman wrote:
> > None.  /usr/local is for *local* system-specific software compiled
> > by the system admin and typically *not* packaged.
>    That's what I thought. And why I put applications there that are
> not part of the distribution.

That's fine - exactly what you should do if you're installing them with
"configure && make && make install" as opposed to packaging them first
via a build script or otherwise.

Again though, I have to reiterate -- DO NOT restore /usr/local from one
Slackware version onto another version. 

Also, you mentioned a freetype or fontconfig (I don't recall
which) version in one of your /usr/local directories in another mail;
that should not be happening, as both of those are included with

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